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Smee quits Aifa

Smee has held his post at AIFA since September 1999. During that time he has navigated the organisation and its membership through numerous regulatory reviews, including the lengthy consultations on depolarisation, and has steered the industry through a change in legislation, regulators and rules.


John Gummer MP, Chairman of AIFA and AMI says: “The IFA industry is in Paul Smee&#39s debt.  He has fought the IFA corner tirelessly and has earned AIFA the reputation of a representative body which punches well above its weight. 

“I know that I speak on behalf of all the AIFA Council members and staff when I say that we are very sorry to see Paul leave.  He is a leading industry figure and a key contributor to debates on all issues affecting IFAs both at home and in Europe.  He will be a huge loss to the industry and will be greatly missed. We wish him well in his new post as chief executive of APACS.”


AIFA&#39s council will now immediately begin the process of appointing a new director general.


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